The playhouse featured a door prize raffle, food and entertainment for its grand opening Saturday morning.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The playhouse will feature a door prize raffle, food and entertainment for its grand opening Saturday morning.
GiGi's Playhouse, the Chicago-based Down Syndrome Awareness Center, is opening a Playhouse in St. Louis Park. The Playhouse celebrates its grand opening Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and will feature food, a entertainment and a door prize raffle for all who bring items for the center. The center's mission is to help serve the Twin Cities community of children with Down Syndrome by promoting awareness as well as serving as a resource for parents and families of children with Down Syndrome. The opening is scheduled two weeks before the organization's annual fundraising gala "I Have a Voice" in downtown Minneapolis to raise money for the nonprofit group. The organization is also seeking volunteers.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Hundreds turned out Tuesday night to support the opening of a new Down Syndrome Awareness Center. Share your photos here!
An estimated 400 people turned out Tuesday night at Edina's Pinstripes for the second annual fundraiser for GiGi's Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Awareness Center slated to open in St. Louis Park in 2013. More than 30 local vendors offered everything from food samples to fashion consults during the three-hour event designed to raise awareness of the children with Down Syndrome. The above photos are from those who attended Tuesday night. And though the fundraiser may be over, the organization is still accepting donations for the center. More information can be found at the GiGi's Playhouse website or by contacting Pinstripes at 952-835-6440.
Monday, November 26, 2012
More than 30 vendors will be at Pinstripes in Edina Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. to host an open house and raise awareness and money for GiGi's Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Awareness Center slated to open in 2013.
It's a party, yes—but for a good cause. More than 30 vendors will be at Pinstripes in Edina Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 5-8 p.m. as a fundraiser and to raise awareness for GiGi's Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Awareness Center slated to open in St. Louis Park in 2013. It's the second year for the event, which will feature gifts, wine, coffee, hot chocolate, as well as hors d'ouvres for guests. A donation of $10 is asked for those who attend. Edina Patch, which is a partner for the event, will also be on hand giving away canvas shopping totes to those who attend. Vendors scheduled include: Anna Belago Designs; Winter Goddess/Black Onyx Creation; Best Buy Simplicity Program; Beyond Beauty Aesthetic Clinic; Blast Dry Bar; Bumblebee Personal Assistants…